The army and tabks parading in Eastbourne during WWII


Programme of talks
All meetings take place at St Andrews Parish Hall.
Tuesday, January 2, 2024
7:00 pm
Images from the Archive

A plethora of images from ELHS archive and elsewhere.

The Committee
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
7:00 pm
Ocklynge Cemetery

An illustrated talk, Kevin will tell us about some of those buried in Ocklynge Cemetery and, update us on the latest news from the Freinds of Ocklynge Cemetery. Also an opportunity to get your copy of "Bessie's Eastbourne" signed.

Kevin Gordon
Tuesday, March 5, 2024
7:00 pm
Collecting Memories

Explore stories of forgotten treasures and objects collected to remember. This talk will explore the origins of nostalgia!

Katherine Buckland
Tuesday, April 2, 2024
7:00 pm
ELHS 54th AGM Followed By Department Stores of Eastbourne

ELHS member Paul Jordan will present an illustrated presentation and insight into the history of long gone Eastbourne department stores including, A&N, Barkers, Beales, Bobby & Co, Dale & Kerley's and Plummers.

Paul Jordan
Tuesday, September 3, 2024
7:00 pm
Entertainment & Fun

Eastbourne's favourite Tea Dance Host and Musical Organist who has entertained locals and holiday makers since 1974.

Chris Mannion will share some of his memories with us during an illustrated talk about his lifetime in entertainment, locally, Nationally and Internationally.

Chris Mannion
Meetings are held in:

St Andrew's Parish Hall
425 Seaside
BN22 7RT (along the lane beside the Arlington Arms)

Doors open at 6.45pm

Everyone welcome. Members free; visitors £2 per person.

In the event of circumstances beyond our control, such as cancellation by a speaker at short notice, we will do all we can to find a replacement.

For further information about meetings: Tel. 01323 641604